N8 Biohub Information and Knowledge Management System

Aim: To build, and demonstrate the value of, an information system (IS) to support the creation of a "Bio-Hub". The IS will demonstrate how functional ingredients from simple transformations of sustainable plant and waste feedstocks can be identified more quickly and recommend the best feedstocks for a particular function.

Partners: Unilever, British Sugar PLC, Croda Ltd, Cybula Ltd and University of Manchester.

Sponsor: Technology Strategy Board

Principal Investigator: Val Gillet
Co-investigators: Peter Willett, Christos Kannas